Pregnancy brings out a completely different and unique glow in a woman. The elation, the feeling of having another life growing within her, and the desire to ensure that this life is safely brought into this world shows so easily on her face. All you want to do on occasions such as these is capture them for posterity, and look back upon them to reminisce about the beauty of this wonderful phase of your life.
Though pregnancy involves the father and in some cases the sibling of the baby, it is definitely all about the mother-to-be. There is no way anyone else can experience what she is experiencing at that juncture, with the first kick, the turning of the baby, and eventually, childbirth. To savor such moments in the future, getting some gorgeous photographs clicked is something every pregnant mother should do. If you are here because of a lack of ideas on getting the best pictures, here are some that will inspire you. Click on each image for a closer look.
Close to Nature
During pregnancy, a woman is told to take in all that she can from her surroundings so that it has a positive effect on her child. It is definitely true that the environment a child is exposed to in spite of being in a womb affects her/his personality to some extent. So that this period is tranquil and peaceful, exposing oneself to the outdoors, feeling close to nature, and capturing these picturesque moments is a great idea. As such, photographs during pregnancy clicked outdoors perfectly capture its essence in that the serenity on the mother's face is absolutely charming. The pictures given on either side are some of the poses you can choose from, though the setting may not be restricted to water or the beach, but can easily be switched to the foothills of a snow-covered cap or at the park, or even in the ruins of a vintage building.
Photographs of the Pregnant Couple
When pregnancy is announced, not only the mother-to-be, but the father-to-be also feels pregnant in some way. Though it involves a lot of responsibility by both parents, the happiness for the occasion is inexplicable. Why then should the father-to-be be left out of the photograph? The happiness of both parents to have a beautiful child should definitely be captured in a maternity photograph, forever! On either side you can see studio shots of the pregnant couple, though you may take these pictures in candid shots at home or outdoors. As long as it is aesthetic and captures the true emotion you feel, there should be no restriction regarding the setting you want to take the picture in.
Hiring a professional to get photographs of the pregnant mother clicked may sometimes be a great idea. A shoot in a studio that allows the photographer to create different moods and suggest poses to bring out the emotion of the mother-to-be is perhaps one of the best ways to capture some vivid moments in this special phase. As you can see in the pictures provided here, the pregnancy photographs are very aesthetically shot, which more often than not, can be perfectly done by a professional photographer.
When You Have More than One
It is not necessary that this be your first pregnancy, and if you have already have a first (and second) child, including her/him in the photograph would be simply outstanding. The bond between the siblings, the one that has already been there, and the one who is yet to arrive, can be exquisitely captured in a photograph to be savored for life. In your home, outside, or anywhere you think these moments can be elicited, just keep your camera handy for those perfect images. Candid shots or specific poses, you can choose from either when deciding to have a pregnancy photograph clicked with your other child and the pregnant mother.
While these were just a few ideas for maternity photography, you can go all out and come up with some that are even better. Use props, be funny, be creative, or emotional, the choice is yours. As long as you are satisfied with the finished product and can aptly relate to these pictures years later, there is no rule that will stop you from clicking the perfect picture. Enjoy every second of the entire process, and you will emerge a happy and satisfied parent.